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Author Ewoodzie, Joseph C., Jr, author

Title Break beats in the Bronx : rediscovering hip-hop's early years / Joseph C. Ewoodzie Jr
Published [Place of publication not identified] : The University of North Carolina Press, 2017
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Contents The beginnings of a boundary -- Herc: the new cool in the Bronx -- South Bronx DJs vs. other DJs -- The development of an internal logic -- Creating conventions -- Crews and outside influences -- Symbolic capital in the new entity -- Race, gender, and the pursuit of recognition -- MCs take the stage
Notes Description based on print version record
Subject Hip-hop -- New York (State) -- New York -- History.
Rap (Music) -- New York (State) -- New York -- History and criticism.
Bronx (New York, N.Y.) -- Social life and customs -- 20th century.
Genre/Form Criticism, interpretation, etc.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 1469632772 (electronic bk.)
9781469632773 (electronic bk.)